Generic shot of a Queensland police car.
Generic shot of a Queensland police car.

Female police officer allegedly cops punch to face

A FEMALE police officer was allegedly punched in the face while trying to make an arrest at a home in Hervey Bay.

Police allege an 18-year-old became violent at a home in Urangan about 5.20pm Sunday.

After throwing a punch, the pair allegedly wrestled on the ground before the officer was able to arrest the teenager.

She was wanted on a warrant. The officer received bruising to the side of her face and a cut to her cheek.

The teen has been charged with serious assault of a police officer and is expected to appear in Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on February 8.



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